Isaiah 46:10
New International Version
I make known the end from the beginning, from ancient times, what is still to come. I say, 'My purpose will stand, and I will do all that I please.'

New Living Translation
Only I can tell you the future before it even happens. Everything I plan will come to pass, for I do whatever I wish.

English Standard Version
declaring the end from the beginning and from ancient times things not yet done, saying, ‘My counsel shall stand, and I will accomplish all my purpose,’

Berean Study Bible
I declare the end from the beginning, and ancient times from what is still to come. I say, ‘My purpose will stand, and all My good pleasure I will accomplish.’

King James Bible
Declaring the end from the beginning, and from ancient times the things that are not yet done, saying, My counsel shall stand, and I will do all my pleasure:

New King James Version
Declaring the end from the beginning, And from ancient times things that are not yet done, Saying, ‘My counsel shall stand, And I will do all My pleasure,’

New American Standard Bible
Declaring the end from the beginning, And from ancient times things which have not been done, Saying, ‘My plan will be established, And I will accomplish all My good pleasure’;

NASB 1995
Declaring the end from the beginning, And from ancient times things which have not been done, Saying, 'My purpose will be established, And I will accomplish all My good pleasure';

NASB 1977
Declaring the end from the beginning And from ancient times things which have not been done, Saying, ‘My purpose will be established, And I will accomplish all My good pleasure’;

Amplified Bible
Declaring the end and the result from the beginning, And from ancient times the things which have not [yet] been done, Saying, ‘My purpose will be established, And I will do all that pleases Me and fulfills My purpose,’

Christian Standard Bible
I declare the end from the beginning, and from long ago what is not yet done, saying: my plan will take place, and I will do all my will.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I declare the end from the beginning, and from long ago what is not yet done, saying: My plan will take place, and I will do all My will.

American Standard Version
declaring the end from the beginning, and from ancient times things that are not yet done; saying, My counsel shall stand, and I will do all my pleasure;

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
I am showing the end things from the beginning, and from the former time those that have not been made. I said, “My counsel I establish and I do all my will”

Brenton Septuagint Translation
telling beforehand the latter events before they come to pass, and they are accomplished together: and I said, all my counsel shall stand, and I will do all things that I have planned:

Contemporary English Version
From the very beginning, I told what would happen long before it took place. I kept my word

Douay-Rheims Bible
Who shew from the beginning the things that shall be at last, and from ancient times the things that as yet are not done, saying: My counsel shall stand, and all my will shall be done:

English Revised Version
declaring the end from the beginning, and from ancient times things that are not yet done; saying, My counsel shall stand, and I will do all my pleasure:

Good News Translation
From the beginning I predicted the outcome; long ago I foretold what would happen. I said that my plans would never fail, that I would do everything I intended to do.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
From the beginning I revealed the end. From long ago I told you things that had not yet happened, saying, "My plan will stand, and I'll do everything I intended to do."

International Standard Version
I declare from the beginning things to follow, and from ancient times things that have not yet been done; saying, 'My purpose will stand, and he will accomplish everything that I please.'

JPS Tanakh 1917
Declaring the end from the beginning, And from ancient times things that are not yet done; Saying: 'My counsel shall stand, And all My pleasure will I do';

Literal Standard Version
Declaring the latter end from the beginning, "" And from of old that which has not been done, "" Saying, My counsel stands, "" And all My delight I do.

NET Bible
who announces the end from the beginning and reveals beforehand what has not yet occurred, who says, 'My plan will be realized, I will accomplish what I desire,'

New Heart English Bible
declaring the end from the beginning, and from ancient times things that are not yet done; saying, My counsel shall stand, and I will do all my pleasure;

World English Bible
declaring the end from the beginning, and from ancient times things that are not [yet] done; saying, My counsel shall stand, and I will do all my pleasure;

Young's Literal Translation
Declaring from the beginning the latter end, And from of old that which hath not been done, Saying, 'My counsel doth stand, And all My delight I do.'

Additional Translations ...
Context
Babylon's Idols
9Remember what happened long ago, for I am God, and there is no other; I am God, and there is none like Me. 10I declare the end from the beginning, and ancient times from what is still to come. I say, ‘My purpose will stand, and all My good pleasure I will accomplish.’ 11I summon a bird of prey from the east, a man for My purpose from a far-off land. Truly I have spoken, and truly I will bring it to pass. I have planned it, and I will surely do it.…

Cross References
Acts 5:39
But if it is from God, you will not be able to stop them. You may even find yourselves fighting against God."

Psalm 33:11
The counsel of the LORD stands forever, the purposes of His heart to all generations.

Proverbs 19:21
Many plans are in a man's heart, but the purpose of the LORD will prevail.

Isaiah 14:24
The LORD of Hosts has sworn: "Surely, as I have planned, so will it be; as I have purposed, so will it stand.

Isaiah 25:1
O LORD, You are my God! I will exalt You; I will praise Your name. For You have worked wonders--plans formed long ago--in perfect faithfulness.

Isaiah 40:8
The grass withers and the flowers fall, but the word of our God stands forever."

Isaiah 41:4
Who has performed this and carried it out, calling forth the generations from the beginning? I, the LORD--the first and the last--I am He."

Isaiah 41:22
"Let them come and tell us what will happen. Tell the former things, so that we may reflect on them and know the outcome. Or announce to us what is coming.

Isaiah 48:3
I foretold the former things long ago; they came out of My mouth and I proclaimed them. Suddenly I acted, and they came to pass.

Isaiah 48:14
Come together, all of you, and listen: Which of the idols has foretold these things? The LORD's chosen ally will carry out His desire against Babylon, and His arm will be against the Chaldeans.

Isaiah 53:10
Yet it was the LORD's will to crush Him and to cause Him to suffer; and when His soul is made a guilt offering, He will see His offspring, He will prolong His days, and the good pleasure of the LORD will prosper in His hand.

Isaiah 55:11
so My word that proceeds from My mouth will not return to Me empty, but it will accomplish what I please, and it will prosper where I send it.

Jeremiah 44:28
Those who escape the sword will return from Egypt to Judah, few in number, and the whole remnant of Judah who went to dwell in the land of Egypt will know whose word will stand, Mine or theirs!

Hosea 5:9
Ephraim will be laid waste on the day of rebuke. Among the tribes of Israel I proclaim what is certain.


Treasury of Scripture

Declaring the end from the beginning, and from ancient times the things that are not yet done, saying, My counsel shall stand, and I will do all my pleasure:

the end

Isaiah 41:22,23
Let them bring them forth, and shew us what shall happen: let them shew the former things, what they be, that we may consider them, and know the latter end of them; or declare us things for to come…

Isaiah 44:7
And who, as I, shall call, and shall declare it, and set it in order for me, since I appointed the ancient people? and the things that are coming, and shall come, let them shew unto them.

Isaiah 45:21
Tell ye, and bring them near; yea, let them take counsel together: who hath declared this from ancient time? who hath told it from that time? have not I the LORD? and there is no God else beside me; a just God and a Saviour; there is none beside me.

my counsel

Isaiah 46:11
Calling a ravenous bird from the east, the man that executeth my counsel from a far country: yea, I have spoken it, I will also bring it to pass; I have purposed it, I will also do it.

Isaiah 43:13
Yea, before the day was I am he; and there is none that can deliver out of my hand: I will work, and who shall let it?

Psalm 33:11
The counsel of the LORD standeth for ever, the thoughts of his heart to all generations.









Verse 10. - Declaring the end from the beginning; i.e. "possessed of the very highest prophetic power, able to declare from the very beginnings of history its ultimate issues" (see Genesis 3:15; Genesis 16:12; Genesis 21:18, etc.). My counsel; rather, my purpose, or my plan (comp. Psalm 33:11; Job 23:13; and supra, Isaiah 14:24).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
I distinguish
מַגִּ֤יד (mag·gîḏ)
Verb - Hifil - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's 5046: To be conspicuous

the end
אַחֲרִ֔ית (’a·ḥă·rîṯ)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 319: The last, end, the future, posterity

from the beginning,
מֵֽרֵאשִׁית֙ (mê·rê·šîṯ)
Preposition-m | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 7225: The first, in place, time, order, rank

and ancient times
וּמִקֶּ֖דֶם (ū·miq·qe·ḏem)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-m | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 6924: The front, of place, time

from what
אֲשֶׁ֣ר (’ă·šer)
Pronoun - relative
Strong's 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

is still
לֹא־ (lō-)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

to come,
נַעֲשׂ֑וּ (na·‘ă·śū)
Verb - Nifal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 6213: To do, make

saying:
אֹמֵר֙ (’ō·mêr)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's 559: To utter, say

‘My purpose
עֲצָתִ֣י (‘ă·ṣā·ṯî)
Noun - feminine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 6098: Advice, plan, prudence

will be established,
תָק֔וּם (ṯā·qūm)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 6965: To arise, stand up, stand

and I will accomplish
אֶעֱשֶֽׂה׃ (’e·‘ĕ·śeh)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - first person common singular
Strong's 6213: To do, make

all
וְכָל־ (wə·ḵāl)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

My good pleasure.’
חֶפְצִ֖י (ḥep̄·ṣî)
Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 2656: Pleasure, desire, a valuable thing, a matter


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